Strong price for Paul Henry and rare 1880s Irish whiskey
Auctions, Results & Fairs
Peat Stacks Connemara by Paul Henry, €36,000 (€15,000-€25,000) Morgan O’Driscoll
Tuesday, August 6th, Morgan O’Driscoll. Paul Henry, Peat Stacks Connemara, €36,000 – more than double its lower reserve of €15,000. Liam Belton, Gourd with Rembrandt Drawing, €3,600 (€4,000-€6,000) and a Picasso lithograph, Pique (1962) sold for €3,200, eight times its lower reserve of €400.
Thursday, July 31st, Victor Mee – The Clermont Collection. Very rare 1880s bottle of Cassidy & Co Monasterevin whiskey, €23,000 (€5,000-€10,000). Only one of two bottles known to exist, the other is in the Irish Whiskey Museum. Two rare James McKendry of Ballymena Importers of Demerara and Jamaica Rum advertising mirrors sold for over €4,000 each (€1,200-€1,800).
Tomorrow, August 11th, Dolan’s Art Auction, Dooagh, Achill, Co Mayo. 200 lots to include an oil by Rev Edward Nangle, the controversial minister immortalised in the book, The Preacher and the Prelate: The Achill Mission Colony and the Battle for Souls in Famine, by Patricia Byrne. Also an interesting painting of shark fishing off Achill Island by Alexander Williams RHA. See dolansart.com
Monday, August 12th, Mullen’s Laurel Park Classic and Contemporary Interior Sale. To include period furniture, and Jolie Blonde by George Rodrigue (1944-2013) €15,000-€20,000. See mullenslaurelpark.com
Until August 12th, Morgan O’Driscoll Online Off the Wall Auction. To include Norah McGuinness, Geese at Sutton, €1,500-€2,000; Jack Butler Yeats pen drawing, €1,500-€2,000; Mary Swanzy pencil drawing, €300-€500 and Majella O’Neill Collins, Crossing Turk Head, €800-€1,200. See morganodriscoll.com
Tomorrow, Sunday, August 11th, South Dublin Antiques Fair, Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire. Over 40 traders from Ireland and the UK to include jewellery, rare books, coins, furniture and collectables. See vintageireland.eu
Saturday, August 17th, Cork Book Fair, The Metropole Hotel. Now in its 10th year, to include rare books, coins and ephemera.
Sunday, August 18th, West Cork Antiques Art and Vintage Fair, Celtic Ross Hotel Rosscarbery.